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Rochester in Oakland County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Oak Leaf

represents Oakland County

 

—Explore Rochester and Our City Seal —

 
The Oak Leaf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, June 10, 2018
1. The Oak Leaf Marker
Inscription. The Oak leaf symbolizes our broader community, Oakland County, of which Rochester was the first settlement. The tall, strong and enduring trees the county was named after dominate the surrounding landscape and played a critical role in supporting the growing population. The wood from these trees is still found in nearly every facet of residential and industrial life and provides a shaded respite from the day's chores.
 
Erected by City of Rochester.
 
Location. 42° 41.228′ N, 83° 8.561′ W. Marker is in Rochester, Michigan, in Oakland County. Marker is at the intersection of Ludlow Avenue and Ironwood Drive, on the right when traveling north on Ludlow Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rochester MI 48307, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Warming House Renovation (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Torch (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Castle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Detroit United Railway and Car Barn (approx. half a mile away); Township Hall (approx. half a mile away); George Vandeventer House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Avon Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Three-faced Clock (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
The Oak Leaf Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, June 10, 2018
2. The Oak Leaf Marker
View looking east into Rochester Municipal Park from Ironwood Drive. A park sign is in the middle of the image, The Oak Leaf marker is on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Last updated on June 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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